"Every individual can make a difference"
MONTREAL, Oct. 20, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - On 29th October, the Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies (MIGS) at Concordia University in partnership with the Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre (MHMC), will celebrate the life and legacy of Raoul Wallenberg with Adama Dieng (UN), Cameron Hudson (USHMM), Irwin Cotler and Per Sjörgen (Swedish Ambassador to Canada).
When: 6.30 pm - 8.30 pm, October 29th, 2014
Where: Centre Mont-Royal, Room International II (2200 Rue Mansfield, Montréal, QC H3A 3R8)
As Canada's first Honorary citizen and as a Honorary citizen of Montreal City, Raoul Wallenberg is renowned worldwide for saving the lives of tens of thousands of Jews during the Second World War. By launching a discussion about him and his legacy, organizers echo the indispensable message that every individual can make a difference when taking a stand against mass atrocities.
Image with caption: "The Raoul Wallenberg Legacy Leadership Project. (CNW Group/Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20141020_C3738_PHOTO_EN_6891.jpg
SOURCE: Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies (MIGS)
For further information: Montreal Institute for Genocide and human Rights Studies, (514) 848-2424 ext 5729 or [email protected]; Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre, (514) 345-2605 # 3026 or 514 892 2605, [email protected]